Electrical Engineer

Job Title: Electrical Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Wirral, Merseyside
Salary: £32000 - £38000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: J895971_1534500102
Contact Name: Charlotte Devereux-Jack
Contact Email:
Job Published: August 17, 2018 11:01

Job Description

Our client is currently looking an electrically bias maintenance engineer to join a small support team on site for production maintenance. The main duties you would be involve in would be establishing effective machine set-up, Preventative maintenance, reactive maintenance and change over methods, to maximise line utilisation and efficiencies.

Your responsibilities as a Maintenance engineer will be:

  • You need to carry out the day to day planned maintenance activities as scheduled on the maintenance plan.
  • To attend and repair breakdowns as required, and report all actions carried out and any further actions required
  • Be proactive in preventing equipment failures and improving the overall equipment performance by generating and implementing ideas and modifications.
  • Provide a service that meets agreed service levels, including minimising downtime and communicating effectively with relevant personnel.
  • Maintain and help improve health and safety standards and ensure that staff work in a safe environment by eliminating, minimising and controlling risks to themselves and others.
  • Ensuring machine safety to ensure no lost time or reportable accidents / incidents as well as constantly challenge and report any unsafe working practises by completion of a "near miss" report form and liaison with the area representative of employee safety.
  • Undertake training as required to further enhance your skills and knowledge so that the level of support to the front line operations remains effective and efficient.
  • Be able to identify performance issues and implement appropriate and pragmatic solutions through the use of problem solving skills, tools and techniques.
  • Be able to correctly prioritise the work load for the overall benefit of the site performance.
  • You will need to be able to work to agreed deadlines where necessary.
  • To comply with GMP by constantly working to all relevant written procedures, especially in relation to the completion of engineering logs, machine logs, equipment set up and operation procedures.
  • Provide speedy and effective "trouble shooting" support to remedy line problem during production runs on all processes; but with particular reference to automatic lines.
  • You will be responsible for the issue and receipt of production equipment and tooling in accordance with the correct procedures.
  • You will also be monitoring/ reporting the stock levels and generating lists of stock that will need to be ordered.
  • Work closely with other senior management to establish priority for his work which meets your employer's objectives.

To be successful in your new role you will have:

  • A recognised time served apprenticeship and gained Qualification in Electrical / electronic engineering to Level 3, ONC, HNC, along with a good understanding of Mechanical elements.
  • A minimum of 4 year's experience gained within a manufacturing Environment
  • You will need to be a highly motivated person, with ambition to be a high achiever
  • Ability to work with minimum supervision

Contractual Benefits

  • 25 days holiday plus Bank Holidays
  • 37.5 hour working week at standard
  • Overtime rates
  • Uncapped overtime
  • Full Onsite Facilities
  • Career progression and development
  • 3% employers payment contribution

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